Minor Injuries seen at GP practices

Minor Injuries at The Park Medical Practice

We are now able to see & treat, or refer patients with minor injuries. The list of recommended injuries to be included are:

  • Lacerations capable of closure by simple techniques
  • Superficial Injury of eye
  • Partial thickness thermal burns or scalds involving broken skin:
    • Not over 1 inch diameter
    • Not involving the hands, feet, face, neck, genital areas
  • Foreign bodies superficially embedded in tissues, including eyes
  • An injury that is not amenable to simple domestic first aid, including for example
    • Bruises
    • Bites/stings
    • Sprains/strains
    • Sunburn
    • Splinters
    • Whiplash
    • Minor Head injuries where there has been no loss of consciousness